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Apply for Funding to Enhance Services for Victims of Crime

OVC is seeking applicants for the following funding opportunity. 

OVC FY 2023 Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act State-Run Hate Crime Reporting Hotlines

OVC seeks applications (1) to establish state-run hate crime reporting hotlines designed to assist victims who might otherwise be reluctant to report hate crimes; and 2) to enhance the quality of services and referrals for hotline users by providing specialized training and technical assistance to all award recipients under this program.

  • Grants.gov Deadline: 11:59 p.m., eastern time on Tuesday, July 11, 2023
  • Application JustGrants Deadline: 8:59 p.m., eastern time on Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Pre-Application Webinars

Watch recordings of pre-application webinars on our Funding Webinars page. Each webinar includes an overview of solicitation requirements.

Recorded Webinars: Planning Your OVC Application Webinar Series

We also encourage you to review the previously conducted 4-part webinar series from 2022 to help you prepare your application(s).

Application Process

All applications will be submitted to the Department of Justice in a two-step process.

In step 1, applicants must submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL by the Grants.gov deadline when they register in Grants.gov. In Section 8F of the SF-424, include the name and contact information of the individual who will complete application materials in JustGrants.

In step 2, the individual who was identified in Section 8F will be notified to submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants. To be considered timely, the full application must be submitted in JustGrants by the JustGrants application deadline. Review the “How to Apply” section in the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide and the JustGrants website for more information, resources, and training.

Date Published: April 27, 2023